Prof Tom Gibbons - personal details
Role: Professor of Law
Tel: 0161 275-3585
School of Law
The University of Manchester
B.A. 1974, LL.M. 1975, Dip. Crim. 1976
Dean of the School of Law, 2000-2003
Formerly Lecturer in Law, Newcastle University, 1976-87
My principal area of research is media and communications law and regulation. My most recent book, with Peter Humphreys, is Audiovisual Regulation Under Pressure: Comparative Cases from North America and Europe (2012) Routledge.
I served as a specialist adviser to the (Puttnam) Joint Committee on the Draft Communications Bill 2002 and have frequently acted as an expert adviser to the Council of Europe.
I am a founding editor of the Journal of Media Law (Hart Publishing) and I am a member of the editorial board of Communications Law.